theater

8 articles tagged as theater

Today is William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Unfortunately, far too many people have a poor introduction to Shakespeare, and give up on him too quickly. I wrote a guide on Medium to enjoying Shakespeare (hint, don’t pick up a play and start trying to read it). It starts with a story about a …

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I’m very excited to say that I’m supporting Tacoma Musical Playhouse and their their Dancing with the Tacoma Stars fundraiser. I’ve been paired with a professional dance instructor and we’re working on our choreography (and, ahem, basic dance steps). Saturday, February 16! I’m trying to fill a table of people …

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I've been negligent on posting here as well. MusicJust discovered the Robert Plant/Alison Krauss album. What an odd combination of musicians! And with a pretty great result. I've been listening to their cover of Gone Gone Gone by the Everly Brothers. Here's the Everly Brothers performing it. It's a really …

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I just finished our last show here in Ashland–Much Ado About Nothing. This might be the first Shakespeare I read, back as a freshman in high school. Seeing it was very fun, though I had a problem with their artistic choice to set the play in 1945 Italy. My problem …

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This August, Northwest Playwrights Alliance is hosting a festival of new work at TLT. From their email: The festival includes both established and emerging writers with strong ties to the Northwest. At Tacoma Little Theatre, two of the commissioned full-length productions are plays most recently produced by the Working Theatre Collective, …

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